Joseph Creek Basin

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Basin

Natural depression or relatively low area enclosed by higher land.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
41.6118369°, -120.3371732°
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Elevation

5384 ft. (1641 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Joseph Creek Basin is covered by the Payne Peak, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Basins

Little Valley 6.7 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Couch Creek Water 0.4 mi
Halls Meadows Reservoir Water 2.4 mi
Halls Meadows Land 2.6 mi
Bald Mountain Land 3.5 mi
Shedd 1121 Dam Man-made 3.7 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is CEDARVI which is approximately 10 miles away and has an elevation of 4,670 feet (714 feet lower than Joseph Creek Basin). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 1.84" 40.0° 20.0°
February 1.42" 44.7° 23.6°
March 1.58" 50.5° 28.0°
April 1.16" 56.9° 32.5°
May 1.16" 65.5° 39.2°
June .67" 75.7° 46.6°
July .29" 85.5° 53.4°
August .38" 84.9° 51.8°
September .61" 76.6° 43.4°
October .86" 64.6° 34.3°
November 1.65" 48.3° 26.2°
December 1.54" 40.5° 20.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 57% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 53% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 89% of other locations on record.